1925 in British music
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|1920s in music in the UK|
This is a summary of 1925 in music in the United Kingdom.
- 3 April – Gustav Holst's opera At the Boar's Head is premiered in Manchester.
- date unknown
Classical music: new works
- Frank Bridge –
- "Golden Hair", for voice and piano
- "Journey's End", for tenor or high baritone and piano
- The Pneu World, for cello and piano
- Songs of Rabindranath Tagore (3), for voice and piano, or voice and orchestra
- Vignettes de Marseille, for piano
- Winter Pastorale, for piano
- Eric Coates – 2 Light Syncopated Pieces
- Walford Davies – Men and Angels, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 51
- Frederick Delius – A Late Lark, for voice and orchestra
- Edward Elgar –
- "The Herald", part-song
- "The Prince of Sleep", part-song
- Gustav Holst –
- "God Is Love, His the Care", for choir
- Hymns (4) for Songs of Praise, for choir
- Motets (2), for choir
- Ode to C.K.S. and the Oriana, for choir
- Terzetto, for flute, oboe, and viola
- Herbert Howells – Piano Concerto No. 2
- John Ireland – Two Pieces for Piano (1925)
- Ernest John Moeran – Bank Holiday
- Ralph Vaughan Williams –
- Concerto Accademico for violin and strings
- Flos Campi, for viola, wordless choir, and small orchestra
- Hymns (5) for Songs of Praise, for choir
- Two Poems by Seumas O'Sullivan, for voice and piano
- Three Songs from Shakespeare, for voice and piano
- Three Poems by Walt Whitman, for baritone and piano
- William Walton – Portsmouth Point, concert overture
- Peter Warlock – "A Prayer to St Anthony"
- Betty in Mayfair, with music by Harold Fraser-Simson and lyrics by Harry Graham
- Charlot's Revue of 1925
- Dear Little Billie, with music by H.B. Hedley & Jack Strachey and lyrics by Desmond Carter
- Love's Prisoner with music, book and lyrics by Reginald Hargreaves
- On with the Dance, written and composed by Noël Coward and Philip Braham
- William Wallace – Richard Wagner as he lived
- 17 February – Ron Goodwin, film composer (d. 2003)
- 22 March – Gerard Hoffnung, cartoonist, comedian, musician (d. 1959)
- 23 March – Monica Sinclair, operatic contralto (d. 2002)
- 18 June – Johnny Pearson, composer, orchestra leader and pianist (d. 2011)
- 2 September – Russ Conway, pianist (d. 2000)
- 20 September – James Bernard, film composer (d. 2001)
- 1 October – Alan Styler, operatic baritone (d. 1970)
- 11 October – David Hughes, operatic tenor (d. 1972)
- 31 December – Daphne Oram, composer and electronic musician (d. 2003).
- date unknown - Johnny Brandon, singer-songwriter
- 1 March - Thomas Bidgood, conductor, composer and arranger, 66 (suicide)
- 22 March – Marie Brema, concert mezzo-soprano, 69
- 13 November – Edward Frank Lambert, composer (born 1868)
- Holst, Imogen (1981). The Great Composers: Holst (second ed.). London: Faber and Faber. p. 64. ISBN 0-571-09967-X.
- Avery, Kenneth (1947). "William Walton". Music & Letters. 28 (1): 1–11. doi:10.1093/ml/28.1.1. JSTOR 854707.
- Huw Williams. "Jones, Gladys Mai". Dictionary of Welsh Biography. National Library of Wales. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
- Music on the Web – Eric Coates: Orchestral Works
- "Love's Prisoner" (PDF). Over the Footlights. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
- "Charlot's Revue 1925 (Revised)". A Guide to Musical Theatre. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
- The Manchester Guardian, 18 March 1925, p. 11 "Great Showmanship"
- Davies, Hugh (24 January 2003). "Obituary: Daphne Oram". The Guardian.
- "Thomas Bidgood". marchdb.net. 1 March 2007. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
- "Edward Frank Lambert". Hyperion Records. Retrieved 2 June 2016.